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Asset Forfeiture

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Asset forfeiture or asset seizure is a form of confiscation of assets by the state.

Confiscation is a legal seizure by a government or other public authority.

In financial accounting, an asset is an economic resource.

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It typically applies to the alleged proceeds or instruments of crime.

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This applies, but is not limited, to terrorist activities, drug related crimes, and other criminal and even civil offenses.

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Some jurisdictions specifically use the term "confiscation" instead of forfeiture.

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The alleged purpose of asset forfeiture is to disrupt criminal activity by confiscating assets that potentially could have been beneficial to the individual or organization.

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